Betting on today’s Dons and Toreros game? Catch the action at Jenny Craig Pavilion in San Diego, CA, as the Toreros hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on WCC. The Dons come into this West Coast conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 144.5 points.

SAN FRANCISCO DONS VS SAN DIEGO TOREROS BETTING PICK

The Pick: San Diego Toreros +10.5

This game will be played at Jenny Craig Pavilion at 10:00 ET on Thursday, January 11th.

WHY BET THE SAN DIEGO TOREROS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Toreros.
  • Not only will San Diego pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +10.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can San Francisco Pull Off a Road Win?

San Francisco is a perfect 10-0 as the favorite this season and comes in with a three-game win streak. So far, the Dons have gone 12-4, including a 1-3 mark on the road. Their average scoring margin away from home is -1.0 compared to +20.4 at home.

In their most recent game, the Dons defeated Mississippi Valley State by a score of 92-42. Over their last 10 games on the road, they have gone 4-6, and their record over the last five road games is 2-3. For the season, they have gone 12-4 in non-conference play.

San Francisco has been solid against the spread this season, going 10-4 so far. Their road ATS mark is 3-1 and they are 8-2 vs. the spread when favored this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Dons are 7-3 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record in San Francisco games is 5-9 and today’s line of 144.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (139.6). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 149 points and the over/under record in their games over their last three games is 3-0.

The San Francisco offense is coming off a game where they scored 92 points against Mississippi Valley State. They posted a field goal percentage of 60.7% and connected on 11 threes. On the offensive front, the Dons have a season-long field goal percentage of 49%, ranking 42nd nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 141st in terms of percentage and 73rd in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the San Francisco defense is giving up an average of 61.1 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Mississippi Valley State, the Delta Devils finished with a field goal percentage of 60% and a total of 42 points vs. San Francisco.

Will the Toreros Win at Jenny Craig Pavilion?

San Diego has been much better at home, going 8-3 compared to 0-4 on the road. They have a losing streak of three games, and their record in the West Coast Conference is 0-2.

Overall, the Toreros are 10-7, and they have been the underdog in 11 of their 17 games. They have gone 4-7 as the underdog.

San Diego has an ATS record of 6-9 this season and they are 6-5 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Toreros have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

San Diego’s over/under record this season is 8-7, and today’s line of 144.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (147.4). So far, 10 of their games have had higher point totals than today’s line, including two of their last three matchups. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 156 points.

In their recent game, the Toreros’ offense concluded with 74 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 72.8 points per contest. Deuce Turner led the scoring for the Toreros, contributing 24 points. Additionally, Kevin Patton Jr. chipped in with 16 points.

In terms of defense, San Diego is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 74.1 points per game. So far, the San Diego defense is giving up an average of 8.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.7 times per game (673rd).